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Page 4 – Icarus Balance
Elystan Morgan charts a route through the maze of the 2006 Wales Act towards Wales next constitutional advance.
Politics and Policy
Page 10 – Guard our Inheritance
Gwilym Prys Davies says promoting the Welsh language is a key challenge facing the National Assembly.
Page 12 – Referendum Rules
Glyn Mathias pre-empts the debate on how the forthcoming referendum on more powers for the assembly should be organised.
Page 15 – Making Votes Count
Annabelle Harle on a new effort to ensure the Welsh political cake is sliced up more fairly.
Page 18 – Countryside Democracy
Kirsty Williams says members of the National Parks should be elected.
Page 19 – Blogosphere
Peter Black probes the future relationship between Welsh politics and the internet.
Page 23 – Europe’s Future
Jurgen Habermas says that now Ireland has rejected the Lisbon Treaty, it is time for the politicians to turn the EUs future over to the people.
Page 26 – Business Backbone
Rhys David argues we should focus on promoting medium-sized companies to build our economic base.
Page 30 – Dial M for Management
Christopher Ward on leading the way out of our dependency culture.
Page 32 – Eco Dream Home
Nigel and Susannah Hollett outline plans for rebuilding their home on the Gower coast.
Page 34 – Tree Power
Jon Owen Jones on how our woodlands can be used to tackle global warming.
Page 37 – Blanket Bog
Jared Wilson explains how an innovative conservation scheme can bring benefits to upland Wales.
Page 40 – School Effectiveness
David Egan reports on a new programme aimed at transforming Welsh education.
Page 43 – Community Schools
Pam Boyd advocates a holistic approach to learning.
Page 45 – Seductive Option
Marcus Longley asks whether the latest NHS Wales re-structuring proposal will fare better than the others.
Page 47 – Healthy Cities
Dyfed Wyn Huws argues that improving public health is distorted by the dominance of secondary care NHS Trusts in Wales.
Page 49 – Vacant Properties
Steve Jones provides an insiders response to a new report on the Welsh rural housing crisis.
Page 53 – Invisible Minority
Dewi Owen speaks up for refugees in Wales.
Culture and Communication
Page 55 – Democratic Deficit
Simon Roberts casts an eye over the IWAs report on Welsh press and broadcasting.
Page 58 – Speaking Unto Nation
Nick Morris unpacks the contradictions in the BBCs approach to reporting a devolved Britain.
Page 61 – Internet Liberation
Dylan Iorwerth explains how the news magazine Golwg will be using Assembly Government support to expand its presence on the web.
Page 63 – Warrior’s Tale
Daniel Williams introduces a new biography of Raymond Williams, revealing how central he remains to twenty first century Wales.
Page 66 – Wenglish
Robert Lewis unpicks the dialect of the south Wales Valleys.
Page 68 – Straight Line Thinking
Euros Lewis provides a Welsh perspective on commonly used English terms.
The Last Word
Page 70 – I Was There
Peter Stead reflects on the Welsh performance culture.